Danny E. Thetford Sr., of The Villages, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 14th, 2022 surrounded by his loving wife of 37 years, Susan Thetford. Danny was born on December 3, 1943 in Toledo, Ohio. He served his community for 32 years as an active firefighter and paramedic for Toledo Fire and Rescue. Following his lengthy career, Danny retired to Kentucky Lake where he was an avid fisherman. Danny’s passions also included playing golf, pickleball, and watching Murray State Basketball. Danny is survived by his wife Susan, brothers Gary and Charles (Sonny), sons Timothy, Terry (DeAnn), Rick, and Danny Jr. (Laura), daughters Debra, Kristen (James), and Kelly (Jason), 20 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Danny is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Lewis and Pauline Lavera Thetford. To leave a condolence, please visit baldwincremation.com. The family has a Celebration of Life to be held from 1:00PM to 5:00PM on December 17, 2022 with a Last Alarm Ceremony at 3PM. The location is Oak Openings Preserve Metropark Lodge 5440 Wilkins Road Whitehouse, Ohio 43571.